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Map Engine Engineer

TuSimpleSan Diego, CaliforniaFull-time$128k - $160kOct 18, 2023
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TuSimple is a global autonomous driving technology company headquartered in San Diego, California, with operations in the United States and Asia. Founded in 2015, TuSimple is developing a commercial-ready, fully autonomous (SAE Level 4) driving solution for long-haul heavy-duty trucks. TuSimple aims to transform the $4 trillion global truck freight industry through the company's leading AI technology, which makes it possible for trucks to drive safely autonomously, operate nearly continuously, and reduce fuel consumption by 10%+ relative to manually driven trucks. Global achievements include over 200 Patents, the world's first fully autonomous, 'driver-out' semi-truck run on open public roads in the U.S. and China, and development of the world's first Autonomous Freight Network (AFN).

About the Role: 

This Map Engine Engineer role is responsible for supporting building engines to support high definition maps of  fully autonomous trucks.  The candidate should possess sufficient background for full stack development of a mapping platform. Our Mapping Team is responsible for developing and maintaining the underlying software framework that powers map-based services and applications. This role  involves the design and implementation of algorithms for rendering maps, handling spatial queries, and conducting geographical data analyses. The engineer may also work on optimizing the performance of the map engine, ensuring that it can handle large sets of geospatial data and respond to queries efficiently.

What You Will Do:

  • Develop sophisticated, interactive geospatial web application
  • Design and develop robust, scalable web service for the map building pipeline
  • Help improve our engineering process and software quality by participating in engineering design reviews, code reviews, unit tests, CI/CD process, etc.
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision and deliver  high-quality and reliable code for real-time application in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with other teams to conduct integration and tests

What You Will Need:

  • Education: At least a Bachelor’s Degree is required for this role.
  • Location: Ability to work at TuSimple’s San Diego Headquarters at least three days per week. 
  • Experience:
    • At least 2 years of Full stack development experience
    • Strong programming skills in at least one of the popular languages for developing web service backend, such as Java, Python, or Golang
    • Strong programming skills in developing web applications using JavaScript and React framework or Vue
    • Experience with large-scale, data-intensive  ETL (Extract, transform and load) systems
    • Practical experience in processing large-scale and real-world data

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Master’s Degree  in, Computer Science, Machine learning or other related fields is preferred. 
  • Experience with public cloud platforms such as AWS. 
  • Experience with 3D visualization and rendering

Pay Transparency
Please note: Individual salaries will vary within the following range based on factors such as location, business needs and candidate's skills, education, and experience.

Salary Range
$128,000$160,000 USD

Our Values

  • Partner: We share, collaborate, communicate, and work together with colleagues, customers, and partners.
  • Persevere: We are agile, adaptable, and persist through adversity to achieve objectives and follow through our commitment.
  • Pioneer: We innovate, take informed risks, and set the pace for autonomous freight and its network.
  • Protect: We safeguard the company's people, assets, reputation, partners, and how our innovations impact communities.

Our Benefits

We take pride in providing a robust, well-rounded benefits package available to eligible employees. For this reason, we offer benefits for healthcare, tax savings, well-being, income protection, voluntary benefits and paid holidays such as...

  • 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums for your spouse or domestic partner, your dependents, and you 
  • Unlimited snacks, drinks, special treats, fruits, meals, and more available
  • Monthly gym membership reimbursement
  • Monthly team building budget
  • Free Coursera enterprise account
  • Annual tuition reimbursement 
  • Employer-paid life insurance, long, and short term disability

TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.

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